Fartlek Training for Tennis Players

Fartlek Training for Tennis Players

Fartlek running Fartlek running is a useful method of training for tennis players. Fartlek, a Swedish term meaning ”speed play”, involves alternating between periods of fast running and slower recovery jogging. This type of training can enhance several key aspects of fitness that are important in tennis:- 1. Speed and Agility Fartlek running helps develop speed and agility,…

Cardiovascular Training for Tennis Players

Cardiovascular Training for Tennis Players

Physical fitness training for tennis often includes monitoring pulse rate and cardiovascular health to ensure optimal performance and reduce the risk of injury. Here are some guidelines for incorporating pulse rate and cardiovascular monitoring into your tennis training. 1. Set a baseline  –  Before starting any training program, it’s important to establish a baseline for your pulse…

Tennis Language

Tennis Language

Tennis is becoming more and more popular all over the world these days. This is a great thing for the sport as a more global sport means more players enjoying the game, more media coverage and a wider pool of professional players to develop from. However, one of the quirky things about tennis, particularly compared…

Tennis Language

Tennis Language

Understanding the rules of tennis is a key part of improving your game. When you start to play more competitive matches, there are a few different aspects of the game that come into play, more so than in recreational tennis. One of these is the Walkover. Walkovers occur in tournament play and effectively hand the…

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How Long do Tennis Matches Last? – Part 2

Factors that influence the length of a tennis match There are a number of factors that influence how long a tennis match will ultimately last. Opponents, court surfaces and weather conditions all play their part and determine whether a match will take 6 hours or under an hour. Opponents Of course, the main factor determining…

Playing Tennis Tournaments – A Simple Guide – Part 3
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Playing Tennis Tournaments – A Simple Guide – Part 3

The article is the third and final part of our ‘Playing Tournaments Guide’, you can find the first part here and the second part here. Check out Tactics with your Coach Check out with your coach suitable singles and doubles tactics which you can use in your tournament matches. It is, of course, important to…

Playing Tennis Tournaments – A Simple Guide – Part 2.
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Playing Tennis Tournaments – A Simple Guide – Part 2.

How to Start Playing Tennis Tournaments This article is a continuation of our first article on playing tournaments which you can find here. So, now you understand the importance of playing tennis tournaments and how they can help make you a better tennis player. So, let’s take a closer look at how you can start playing…